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List of Gods : "Bri"
NameOriginDescription
Abonde French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
Acrasia Britain Self-indulgence. An enchantress who lived in the "Bower of Bliss," situate in "Wandering Island" She transformed her lovers into monstrous shapes, and kept them captives. Sir Guyon having crept up softly, threw a net over her, and bound her in chains of adamant; then broke down her bower and burnt it to ashes. Britain.
Addanc aka adanc Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
Adrastea British An alternative name for Nemesis. British
Aetna Roman A Sicilian nymph, and according to Alcimus, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, or of Briareus. Simonides said that she had acted as arbitrator between Hephaestus and Demeter respecting the possession of Sicily.
Af Bri Christian An angel who makes it rain. Christian
Agrona Welsh A goddess of strife and war worshipped in Britain. The river Aeron in Wales comes from her name. Welsh
Ah Kin Mayan God of the sun, who brings drought but protects man from the powers of evil associated with darkness Mayan
Alaisiagae British Early British house and altar god.
Alaisiagae the Celtic/ British/ Roman They are minor goddess
Albion Britain Son of a forgotten Sea God who may have been part of a lost creation myth. Was once said to rule the Celtic world. His name became the poetic name for Britain.
Albion the Giant Britain Fourth son of Neptune, sixth son of Osiris, and brother of Hercules, his mother being Amphitrita. Albion the Giant was put by his father in possession of the isle of Britain, where he speedily subdued the Samotheans, the first inhabitants. His brother Bergion ruled over Ireland and the Orkneys. Another of his brothers was Lestrigo, who subjected Italy.
Alraune East A Kobold who brings gold through the chimneys. East Friesland
Ambisagrus aka Bussumarus Britain Originally from Gaul, where his Celtic identity was lost during the Roman takeover where he took all the characteristics of the Roman God Jupiter. Weather deity who controlled the rain, wind, hail and fog. Britain
Ambisagrus/ Bussumarus Britain The weather deity
Amoghapasa Buddhist Brings believers hope and tranquility. Amoghapasa has four pairs of arms. One pair is held with palms together in a prayerful attitude. Some are raised, others are held slightly away from the body. The hands may be in symbolic positions called mudra or may hold symbolic articles like a lotus blossom, symbol of compassion; a monk's staff; a whisk representing the brushing away of earthly cares; and the lasso. Buddhist
Ancasta Britain / British A Goddess who survives only in her name through an inscription on a stone in Hampshire. It is a possibility she is related to Andraste. Britain
Ancasta British Warrior Goddess, may be taken to be a local goddess, associated with the River Itchen.
Andescociuoucus British Early British equivilent to the Roman Mercury.
Andrasta Icene Britain A victory goddess
Andraste Roman War Goddess who was evoked on the eve of the battle to bring favor, and possibly ritual sacrifices were given to her. Queen Boadicea of the Iceni offered sacrifieces to Andraste in a sacred grove before fighting the Romans on her many compaigns against them.
Angel of Death Pan-religions The appointed servant of God, with the task of bringing an end, at the appointed time, to the lives of humans. Pan-cultural. Pan-religions
Annis . Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna Britain/Celtic Annis aka Black Anna, Black Anny, Black Agnes, Cat Anna, Leicester witch with very sharp nails who wore a skirt made from the skins of her human prey. Britain/Celtic
Annwn Celtic The British Hades, represented as a sea-girdled, revolving fortress. Celtic
Apap Teso Uganda Creator god who as a benevolent sky god brings rain Uganda
Aphaea Greek Aka Britomartis, appears to have originally been a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden. Greek
Ardwinna British Celtic Goddess of the wildwood. Ardwinna demands a fine of money for every animal killed in her wood British
Ardwinna aka Dea Arduinna Britain Woodland and animal Goddess who haunted the forests of Ardennes riding a wild boar. She commanded a fine for any animal killed on her land, yet asked for animal sacrifices on her feast day. Britain
Ardwinna/ Dea Arduinna Britain A goddess of woodland & animal
Argante British "Silver One" goddess queen of Avalon who is known for her healing powers. British
Arnamentia British Goddess of spring waters. British
Arnemetia Roman/ British A water goddess known from inscriptions
Avalokitesvara Buddhist The Buddhist epitome of mercy and compassion. When Avalokitesvara attained to supreme consciousness, he chose not to pass into nirvana, but vowed to stay behind as the succor of the afflicted. He was filled with compassion, karuna, for the sufferings of the living, which he sought to bring to enlightenment. He was represented as a handsome young man holding a lotus flower in his hand who wore a picture of Amithaba in his hair. His female consort was Tara, also known as Pandaravasini, 'clad in white'.
Averruncus Roman The god of aversion. He is said to help in avoiding calamity, while also bringing forth good fortune. In other references, Averruncus is known as the god of childbirth. Roman
Azer Ava Russian Ancient Russian goddess, the name Azer-Ava translates into "forest mother" or "the friendly tree goddess". Azer-Ava lives in trees and welcomes those who venture out to pick berries and mushrooms. She is known as a goddess of fruitfulness who brings rain and corn, and oaths are taken in her name.
Ban Chuideachaidh Moire Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten goddess of childbirth. Ireland
Bat horin Jewish A demon which brings diseases of the eye to one who does not wash his hands after meals. Jewish folklore
Bebhinn Britain A goddess of the underworld and daughter of its ruler and a breathtakingly beautiful giantess with long golden hair. Britain
Belatu-Cadros aka Belatucadros Britain Belatucadrus, "fair shining one" or "fair slayer", a deity worshipped in northern Britain, particularly in Cumberland and Westmorland. He may be related to Belenus and Cernunnos, equated with Mars.
Belatucadros Britain The war god
Belisama Gaul Goddess connected with lakes and rivers, fire, crafts and light. Identified with Minerva/Athena and has been compared with Brigid. Gaul
Bo Ruadh Ireland Goddess who helped bring fertility to barren. Ireland
Borak Arab Borak or Al Borak (the lightning). The animal brought by Gabriel to carry Mahomet to the seventh heaven. It had the face of a man, but the cheeks of a horse; its eyes were like jacinths, but brilliant as the stars; it had the wings of an eagle, spoke with the voice of a man, and glittered all over with radiant light. This creature was received into Paradise.
Bormanus Briton God of hot springs Celtic/Briton
Borvo British/Gaul God of hot springs equated with Apollo and has similarities to the goddess Sirona, who was also a healing deity associated with mineral springs. British/Gaul
Borvo/ Bromo/ Bormanus/ Gramnnos/ Belenos/ Toutiorix Britain/ Gaul The god of hot springs who replaced his mother Sirona
Briant Britain Goddess of the river which holds her name. Britain
Briap Enochian An alternative name for the angel Brap. Enochian
Briareos Greek A giant with fifty heads and a hundred hands. Homer says the gods called him Briareos
Briareus Greek Also called Aegaeon, a son of Uranus by Gaea. Aegaeon and his brothers Gyges and Cottus are known under the name of the Uranids (Theogony of Hesiod 502), and are described as huge monsters with a hundred arms and fifty heads. (Apollodorus i. Theogony of Hesiod 149) Greek
Brigantia British A goddess in Britain and Europe. She was the tutelary goddess of the Brigantes in northern Britain (modern Yorkshire) and of the Brigantes on Lake Constance in Austria. British
Brigantia Celtic Goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, and women in childbirth Pan-Celtic
Brigantia/ Bridget/ Brigit Pan-Celtic The goddess of the seasons, doctors smiths, poets, & women in childbirth
Brigantis Celtic Goddess of the moon Celtic
Brighid Celtic A goddess of education, healing, sore eyes
Brighid Celtic Goddess of education, healing, sore eyes Celtic
Brighid Gaelic Goddess of metal working Gaelic
Brigit Irish A fertility goddess
Brigit aka Brigid Ireland Brighit, Bridget ("exalted one") was the daughter of Dagda and wife of Bres of the Fomorians. She had two sisters, also named Brighid, and is considered a classic Celtic Triple Goddess. Ireland
Brihaspati India God of incantation and ritual India
Brimo Greek The angry or the terrifying, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Hecate or Persephone (Argonautica), Demeter, and Cybele. Greek
Brisaya Greek Goddess of the dawn and the violet light of morning Greek
Briseis Greek A patronymic from Briseus, and the name of Hippodameia, the daughter of Briseus of Lyrnessus, who fell into the hands of Achilles, and about whom the quarrel arose between Achilles and Agamemnon. Greek
Brisingamen Scandinavian Freyja's necklace made by the fairies. Freyja left her husband Odin in order to obtain this necklace; and Odin deserted her because her love was changed into vanity. It is not possible to love Brisingamen and Odin too, for no one can serve two masters.
Britannia British Genia Lord of British British
Britomartis Greek Appears to have originally been a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden. Greek
Brizo Greek A prophetic goddess of the island of Delos, who sent dreams and revealed their meaning to man. Her name is connected to falling asleep. Greek
Bugarit British The spirit found on building sites and invoked as the cause of minor accidents. British
Burlond Britain A giant whose legs Sir Tryamour cut off. Britain
Cado, St. Maudet, St. Paul Brittany did similar feats in Brittany.
Campestres aka Matres Campestris Britain Campestres aka Matres Campestris, the Three Mothers, triple goddess of fertility and abundance usually depicted as holding bread and fruits and personifying the ancestor mothers of a family. Britain
Camulos Britain War God from the region of Colchester. Britain
Camulos Britain 'the powerful one' God of war. Also worshipped in Germany. Britain
Candelifera Roman She Roman is a mother goddess responsible for bringing in the child into the light
Carme Greek A daughter of Eubulus, who became by Zeus the mother of Britomartis. Antoninus Liberalis describes her as a grand-daughter of Agenor, and daughter of Phoenix Greek
Carmenta aka Carmentis Roman Goddess of childbirth, prophecy, charms and spells. Her soothing words ease the pains of women in labour, heal the ills of childhood, foretell the futures of brides and that of their children. Roman
Carravogue British/Ireland Local Crone Goddess from County Meath who was transformed into a huge snake for eating forbidden berries. Her original purpose is basically lost in modern times because her stories became so absorbed by Christian legends which attempt to make her a Celtic Eve. British/Ireland
Caspar German A huntsman who sold himself to Zamiel, the Black Huntsman. The night before the expiration of his lease of life he bargained for three years' respite on condition of bringing Max into the power of the evil one. Zamiel replied, "To-morrow either he or you." On the day appointed for the trial-shot, Caspar places himself in a tree. Max is told by the prince to aim at a dove. The dove flies to the tree where Caspar is concealed. Max shoots at the dove, but kills Caspar, and Zamiel comes to carry off his victim. German
Cathubodia Britain/Pan-Celtic Breton version of the Ireland goddess of the earth Banbha. Britain/Pan-Celtic
Cauld Lad Britain The Brownie of Hilton Hall. Britain
Cerridwen British Goddess of mountains British
Charopus Greek Or Charops, bright-eyed or joyful-looking, a surname of Heracles, under which he had a statue near mount Laphystion on the spot where he was believed to have brought forth Cerberus from the lower world. Greek
Cinxia Roman A minor goddess of marriage[ She worries over the attire of the bride]
Clota British Goddess and namesake of the River Clyde British/Welsh/Scotland
Cocidius Britain A major cult centre of this Hunter god in Britain was at Bewcastle in Cumbria, known in Roman times as Fanum Cocidi or 'The Temple of Cocidius'.
Cocidus British Goddess of hunting British
Colop U Uichkin Mayan Sky god who, with a night avatara of the same name, is the bringer of disease Mayan
Cordelia European A legendary queen of the Britons.
Corineus British A hero in the employ of Brute, who conquered the giant Goem'agot, for which achievement the whole western horn of England was allotted him. He called it Corinea, and the people Corineans, from his own name. British
Cormoran British The Cornish giant who fell into a pit twenty feet deep, dug by Jack the Giant-killer, and filmed over with grass and gravel. British fairy tale
Credne aka Creidhne Ireland A son of Brigid and Tuireann and the artificer of the Tuatha De Danann, working in bronze, brass and gold. He and his brothers Goibniu and Luchtaine were known as the Tri Dee Dana, the three gods of art, who forged the weapons which the Tuatha De used to battle the Fomorians. Ireland
Cururipur S American Spirit of the jungle that brings destruction to tortoise hunters. South American
Cymochles British A man of prodigious might, brother of Pyrochles, son of Malice (Acrates) and Despite, and husband of Acrasia, the enchantress. He sets out to encounter Sir Guyen, but is ferried over the idle lake by Wantonness (Ph?'dria), and forgets himself; he is slain by King Arthur. British
Daffodil Greek/Roman Or "Lent Lily," was once white; but Persephone, daughter of Demeter, delighted to wander about the flowery meadows of Sicily. One spring, throwing herself on the grass, she fell asleep. The god of the Infernal Regions, Pluto, fell in love with the beautiful maid, and carried her off for his bride. His touch turned the white flowers to a golden yellow, and some of them fell in Acheron, where they grew luxuriantly; and ever since the flower has been planted on graves. Greek/Roman
Dagonet Britain In the romance La Mort d' Arthure he is called the fool of King Arthur, and was knighted by the king himself. Britain
Dagr Norse The god of the daytime, a son of Delling (god of twilight) and Nott. Dagr, the Bright and the Fair, drove across the sky in a chariot every day, pulled by a horse named Skinfaxi. Norse
Dahak Persia The Satan of Persia. According to Persian mythology, the ages of the world are divided into periods of 1,000 years. When the cycle of "chiliasms" (1,000-year periods) is complete, the reign of Ormuzd will begin, and men will be all good and all happy; but this event will be preceded by the loosing of Dahak, who will break his chain and fall upon the world, and bring on man the most dreadful calamities. Two prophets will appear to cheer the oppressed, and announce the advent of Ormuzd.
Dahud Ahes British Goddess of debauchery British
Dahud Ahes/ Dahut Britain A goddess of debauchery
Dahud-Ahes aka Dahut Britain Goddess of earthly pleasure. Britain
Dala Kadavara Singhalese Elephant goddess who brings diseases and misfortune. Singhalese
Damara British Goddess of fertility associated with Beltane. British
Dame du Lac Britain A fay, named Vivienne, who plunged with the infant Lancelot into a lake. This lake was a kind of mirage, concealing the demesnes of the lady "en la marche de la petite Bretaigne." Britain
Dea Matrona / Deae Matres Deae Matrones British Dea Matrona aka Deae Matres Deae Matrones, Mother goddesses, who in many areas was worshipped as a triple goddess. British
Deae Matres Britain The mother goddesses, a triune of earth goddesses
Death Angel of Pan-religions The appointed servant of God, with the task of bringing an end, at the appointed time, to the lives of humans. Pan-cultural. Pan-religions
Deo Qui Vias Et Semitas Britain Deo Qui Vias Et Semitas Commentus Est. 'The God who Invented Roads and Pathways' is mentioned on a single altarstone in Britain.
Devil's Arrows Britain Three Druid stones near Boroughbridge. Britain
Devona Briton Goddess of the rivers of Devon. Briton
Devonshire Britain A corruption of Debon's-share. This Debon was one of the heroes who came with Brute from Troy. One of the giants that he slew in the south coasts of England was Coulin, whom he chased to a vast pit eight leagues across. The monster trying to leap this pit, fell backwards, and lost his life in the chasm. When Brutus allotted out the island, this portion became Debon's-share. Britain
Dictynna aka Britomartis Cretan Originally a Cretan divinity of hunters and fishermen. Her name is usually derived from sweet or blessing, and a maiden, so that the name would mean, the sweet or blessing maiden.
Dragon of Wantley Britain Warncliff, in Yorkshire. A monster slain by More, of More Hall, who procured a suit of armour studded with spikes; and, proceeding to the well where the dragon had his lair, kicked it in the mouth, where alone it was vulnerable. Britain
Dragon's Hill Britain Berkshire is where the legend says St. George killed the dragon. A bare place is shown on the hill, where nothing will grow, and there the blood of the dragon ran out. Britain
Duha Deo Hindu Minor god the bridegroom Hindu
Dun Cow Britain The dun cow of Dunsmore heath was a savage beast slain by Sir Guy, Earl of Warwick. A huge tusk, probably that of an elephant, is still shown at Harwich Castle as one of the horns of the dun-cow. The fable is that this cow belonged to a giant, and was kept on Mitchell Fold (middle fold), Shropshire. Its milk was inexhaustible; but one day an old woman who had filled her pail, wanted to fill her sieve also. This so enraged the cow, that she broke loose from the fold and wandered to Dunsmore heath, where she was slain by Guy of Warwick. Britain
Dunroamin Britain God of semi-detached houses. Britain
Dunstan Britain Patron saint of goldsmiths. He burnt the devil's nose with red hot tongs. Britain
Dylan British/Welsh Guardian deity of the mouth of the River Conway. British/Welsh
Dylan Wales/ Britain A guardian deity of the mouth of the River Conway
Dymphna Britain Saint of those stricken in spirit. She was a native of Britain, and a woman of high rank. It is said that she was murdered, at Geel, in Belgium, by her own father, because she resisted his incestuous passion. Geel, or Gheel, has long been a famous colony for the insane, who are sent thither from all parts of Europe, and are boarded with the peasantry. Britain
Eirek Scandinavian Whilst ourneying toward Paradise he came to a stone bridge guarded by a dragon and, on entering its mouth, found that he had arrived in a world of bliss. Scandinavian
Elaine British Maiden aspect of the goddess British/Welsh
Elidure Britain A legendary king of Britain, advanced to the throne in place of his elder brother, Arthgallo, supposed by him to be dead. Arthgallo, after a long exile, returned to his country, and Elidure resigned to him the throne.
Enmesharra Sumerian A god of the underworld who often worked with Enbilulu to bring water to the surface of the Earth. Sumerian
Eos Greek In Latin Aurora, the goddess of the morning red, who brings up the light of day from the east. She was a daughter of Hyperion and Theia or Euryphassa, and a sister of Helios and Selene. Greek
Epos/ Olloatir Britain A god often seen as a male form of Epona
Essus Gaul Harvest God worshipped in Brittany and Gaul by the the Essuvi.
Essus/ Esus Britain/ Gaul A harvest/ woodcutter god
Excalibur Britain Liberated from the stone. The sword which Arthur drew out of the stone, whereby he proved himself to be the king. Britain
Fada France A fee or kobold of the south of France, sometimes called "Hada." These house-spirits, of which, strictly speaking, there are but three, bring good luck in their right hand and ill luck in their left.
Faids Britain The second class of Druids. Britain
Fangle Rainbowweb Computer games A fairy bringer of fortune who lives at the bottom of my tangled garden and is only seen in the mist of an early morning. She wears tangled dresses of multicoloured petals and has multicoloured wings like a butterfly.
Freya, Freyja Norse Freya or Freyja [Feminine of Freyr]. The daughter of Njord and sister of Frey. She dwells in Folkvang. Half the fallen in battle belong to her, the other half to Odin. She lends her feather disguise to Loke. She is the goddess of love. Her husband is Oder. Her necklace is Brisingamen. She has a boar with golden bristles. Norse
Fuyengeni British The powerful and only god of the Kom. British Cameroon
Gagaah Haudenosaunee A crow spirit sent by Adekagagawaa to bring corn to humanity. Haudenosaunee
Galapas Britain The giant slain by King Arthur. Britain
Garmangabis British Goddess known from a single inscription found at Lanchester, Durham. British
Geofon British Goddess of the ocean British
Gerda Norse Daughter of the frost giant Gymer, a beautiful young giantess; beloved by Frey. She is so beautiful that the brightness of her naked arms illuminates both air and sea. Frey (the genial spring) married Gerda (the frozen earth), and Gerda became the mother of children. Norse
Gillian British Goddess spring. British
Gjallarrbridge [gjalla Norse To yell, to resound]. The bridge across the river Gjol, near Helheim. The bridge between the land of the living and the dead. Norse
Glad [Clear Norse Bright]. One of the horses of the gods. Norse
Gladsheim Norse Gladsheim [Home of brightness or gladness]. Odin's dwelling. Norse
Guinevere British Legendary queen consort of King Arthur. The Welsh form Gwenhwyfar can be translated as The White Fay or White Ghost. British
Gullinburste [Golden bristles] Norse The name of Frey's hog. Norse
Gwyn fab Nudd Celtic A Celtic soothsayer. Brittonic Arthurian legend
Gwyrthur Celtic Minor solar who brings the summer sunshine. Celtic
Gytrash Britain A malevolent spirit that appears as a large dog or horse, and leads people astray. Britain
Habondia/ Abondia/ Abunciada/ Habonde Britain A goddess of abundance & prosperity
Hanis Sumerian A small-time god who, along with Sullat will escort Adad when he brings the flood. Sumerian
Hannahanna Hittite Mother Goddess who recommends to the Storm-god that he pay the Sea-god the bride-price for the Sea-god's daughter on her wedding to Telipinu. Hittite
Hardaul Hindu The patron of unmarried girls and brides who ensures respectively the marriage and wellbeing in the married life. Hindu
Harmonia's Robe Greek On the marriage of Harmonia, Vulcan, to avenge the infidelity of her mother, made the bride a present of a robe dyed in all sorts of crimes, which infused wickedness and impiety into all her offspring. Both Harmonia and Cadmos, after having suffered many misfortunes, and seen their children a sorrow to them, were changed into serpents. Greek
Hecatoncheires - Hundred-armed Greek Were three gargantuan figures of Greek mythology. They were known as Briareus the Vigorous, Cottus the Furious, and Gyges (or Gyes) the Big-Limbed. Their name derives from Greek and means "Hundred-Handed", "each of them having a hundred hands and fifty heads". Greek
Hemera Greek The light of the terrestrial regions as Aether is the light of the heavenly regions. The Protogenos and the female personification of day. Both were the offspring of Erebus and Nyx. Hemera was closely identified with Hera, the wife of Zeus, and Eos the goddess of the morning red, who brings up the light of day from the east. Greek
Hermod [Courage of hosts]. Norse Son of Odin, who gives him a helmet and a corselet. He rode on Sleipner to Hel to bring Balder back. Norse
Herne Anglo-Saxon Underworld god and leader phantom hunt British/Anglo-Saxon
Herne the Hunted Discworld The God of Hunted Animals. Herne appears as a small figure with floppy rabbit ears, small horns and a good turn of speed. He has the unfortunate job of being the constantly terrified and apprehensive god of all small furry creatures whose destiny it is to end their lives as a brief, crunchy squeak; it has been said that he arose from the feelings of prey animals during the hunt, whereas other gods of the hunt arose from the passions of the hunters. Discworld
Hesperus Greek The evening-star, is called by Hesiod a son of Astraeus and Eos, and was regarded, even by the ancients, as the same as the morning star, whence both Homer and Hesiod call him the bringer of light. Diodorus calls him a son of Atlas, who was fond of astronomy, and once, after having ascended Mount Atlas to observe the stars, he disappeared. Greek
Hulda German Goddess of marriage and fecundity, who sent bridegrooms to maidens and children to the married. German
Hymen Greek The god of marriage, was conceived as a handsome youth, and invoked in the hymeneal or bridal song. The names originally designated the bridal song itself, which was subsequently personified. The first trace of this personification occurs in Euripides or perhaps in Sappho. Greek
Iegad Pelew Is this is the god that is guilty of bringing light to earth
Iphicles' Oxen Greek Iphiclos or Iphicles was the possessor of large herds of oxen, and Neleus promised to give his daughter in marriage to Bias if he would bring him the oxen of Iphicles, which were guarded by a very fierce dog. Melampos contrived to obtain the oxen for his brother, but being caught in the act, he was cast into prison. Melampos afterwards told Astyocha, wife of Iphicles, how to become the mother of children, whereupon Iphicles gave him the coveted herd, and his brother married the daughter of Neleus. The secret told by Melampos to Astyocha was "to steep the rust of iron in wine for ten days, and drink it." This she did, and became the mother of eight sons.
Iris Greek/Roman Goddess of the rainbow, or the rainbow itself. In classic mythology she is called the messenger of the gods when they intended discord, and the rainbow is the bridge or road let down from heaven for her accommodation. When the gods meant peace they sent Mercury. Greek/Roman
Iya Lake "The Stone Child killed the evil spirit Iya. That’s how the Great Salt Lake was formed, from the blood of Iya. When you find a Stone Child, a perfectly round stone, the Stone Child will bring you home." - Lakota Myth
Izanagi and Izanami Japanese were the two young gods chosen to bring order to the world of chaos in Japanese mythology. Izanagi was a tall and as strong as a willow sapling, while Izanami, his consort, was delicate in manner and speech, and as beautiful as the air that filled the High Plain of Heaven. The Lord of Heaven then gave Izanagi his legendary spear, Amanonuboko.
Julunggul Aus A creator god that was the bringer of culture & identified with of the rainbow-snake
Kabta Mesopotamia God of bricks Mesopotamia/Sumeria
Kalyb Britain The "Lady of the Woods," who stole St. George from his nurse, brought him up as her own child, and endowed him with gifts. St. George enclosed her in a rock, where she was torn to pieces by spirits. Britain
Kana d-Zidqa aka Habs'aba. Habshaba Nazorean the Day of the Sun, and his bride Kana d Zidqa (the holy feast food offerings). Heavenly Helpers of earthly Nazoreans during their ascent upward. Habshaba is said to deliver souls out of purgatory on his special day. Early Nazorean
Katsinas Acoma Children of Iatiku who could bring rain and food Acoma
Kaukas Lithuania Spirit being, some type of goblin who brings good luck who is also bound to the notion of a dragon guarding treasure Lithuania
Kenos Tierra del Fuego God who was sent to earth by the supreme god, supposedly to bring order into the world. He goofed up and created humans. Tierra del Fuego
Korred s The good-natured guardians of Brittany's standing stones.
Kottos Greek One of the Titans. He had a hundred hands. (See Briareus.) Greek
Krsanu India An ineffectual guardian of immortality's plant who failed to prevent the falcon bringing Soma. India
Kulla Akkadia God of builders and responsible for the creation of bricks Babylon/Akkadia
Lamatsu Akkadia Demon of the South-west wind bringing droughts, famines and locusts. Akkadia
Lares Roman Either domestic or public. Domestic lares were the souls of virtuous ancestors exalted to the rank of protectors. Public lares were the protectors of roads and streets. Domestic lares were images, like dogs, set behind the hall door, or in the lararium or shrine. Wicked souls became lemures or ghosts that made night hideous. Penates were the natural powers personified, and their office was to bring wealth and plenty, rather than to protect and avert danger. Roman
Latis British Lake goddess who later became a goddess of ale and meade British
Lavinia Greek The daughter of Titus Andronicus, bride of Bassianus, brother of the Emperor of Rome. Being grossly abused by Chiron and Demetrius, sons of Tamora, Queen of the Goths, the savage wantons cut off her hands and pluck out her tongue, that she may not reveal their names Lavinia, guiding a stick with her stumps, makes her tale known to her father and brothers; whereupon Titus murders the two Moorish princes and serves their heads in a pasty to their mother, whom he afterwards slays, together with the Emperor Saturninus her husband. Greek
Lear Britain A legendary king of Britain, who in his old age divided his kingdom between Goneril and Regan, two of his daughters, who professed great love for him. These two daughters drove the old man mad by their unnatural conduct.
Llevelys Brittany The ruler of Brittany who got the dragon drunk on Meade. Brittany
Locrin Britain Or Locrine. Father of Sabrina, and eldest son of the mythical Brutus, King of ancient Britain. On the death of his father he became king of Loegria.
Lucina Roman The goddess of light, or rather the goddess that brings to light, and hence the goddess that presides over the birth of children; it was therefore used as a surname of Juno and Diana. Roman
Lud Celtic/British London; so called from Lud, a mythical king of Britain. Ludgate is, by a similar tradition, said to be the gate where Lud was buried. Celtic/British
Lud/ Nudd/ Nuada Britain This god is London's namesake
Ma Greek The name of a nymph in the suite of Rhea, to whom Zeus entrusted the bringing up of the infant Dionysus. Greek
Mabon ap Modron Celtic "divine son", the son of Modron "divine mother"). Synonymous with the Ancient British god, Maponos. He was a hunter god who was stolen from his mother three days after his birth. He then lived in Annwn until he was rescued by Culhwch. Because of his time in Annwn, Mabon stayed a young adult forever. Celtic
Macha Ireland One of the greatest of the women of the Tuatha de Danaan, she fed on the heads of men slain in battle. She, along with Badb and Morrigu, used powers of enchantment to bring mists, clouds of darkness, and showers of fire and blood over the Firbolgs at Teamhair for three days. The daughter of Emmass, she was killed by Balor in the second battle of Mag Tuireadh. Ireland
Makonaima British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
Mama Brigitte Celtic Guardian of the Cemetary and of the Dead. Celtic
Maponos British Tribal god British
Marcia Proba Britain A warrior queen goddess
Marcia Proba British Warrior queen goddess British
Margawse British Mother, aspect of the goddess British/Welsh
Maugys Britain A giant who keeps a bridge leading to a castle by a riverside, in which a beautiful lady is besieged. Sir Lybius, one of Arthur's knights, does battle with the giant; the contest lasts a whole summer's day, but terminates with the death of the giant and liberation of the lady. Britain
Melusine Britain/ Scotland A serpent goddess
Melwas Britain God of the underworld and the "king of the Summer Country". Cornwall, Britain
Meretseger Egypt Chthonic underworld goddess who brings illness and death to the disrespectful. Egypt